Leah Sharibu Reportedly Begs Buhari To Rescue Her From Boko Haram Captivity
Leah Sharibu, the Christian schoolgirl abducted along with others from the Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi in Yobe State by Boko Haram terrorists, has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to help get her out of captivity.
In the 35 seconds audio obtained by TheCable, Sharibu, who spoke in Hausa Language said:
“I am Leah Sharibu, the girl that was abducted in GGSS Dapchi. I am calling on the government and people of goodwill to intervene to get me out of my current situation. “I also plead to members of the public to help my mother, my father, my younger brother and relatives.
“Kindly help me out of my predicament. I am begging you to treat me with compassion. I am calling on the government, particularly the President to pity me and get me out of this serious situation. Thank you.”
Sources told the news outlet that the audio as well as pictures were part of the proof of life requirement in a possible renewed negotiation efforts between the government and ISWAP members.
The release of Sharibu’s school mates on March 21, 2018 reportedly followed what sources said had to do with the intervention of IS in Iraq and Syria.
Meanwhile, the Presidency said the Department of State Services (DSS) was probing the audio which was released and was purported to be the voice of Leah Sharibu, who is still in captivity.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a message he posted on his Twitter handle, @GarShehu.
The presidential spokesman wrote, “We are aware of the audio in circulation concerning the unfortunate situation of our daughter, Leah Sharibu.
“In dealing with terrorists, nothing is too trivial.
“The secret service is analysing the voice. Our reaction will follow the outcome of the investigation.
“For President Buhari, nothing will be spared in bringing all our girls home.
“He will not rest until all of them are freed.”